Fire Protection Estimator in Columbus at TP Mechanical

Date Posted: 11/16/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

TP Mechanical Contractors is seeking a Fire Protection Estimator for our office in Columbus, Ohio. TP Mechanical delivers end-to-end solutions to our customers, from pre-construction expertise through contracting and fabrication to service and maintenance for piping, plumbing, HVAC/R and fire protection. We do this as a relationship-focused organization that leverages six decades of experience providing innovative solutions with excellence that drive down costs, enhance safety, increase value and deliver speed to occupancy.

A Fire Protection Estimator is responsible for estimation and takeoffs of Fire Sprinkler Systems. The individual should have a good understanding of all aspects of fire sprinkler and mechanical contracting and be able to communicate effectively with contractors, designers, owners and job-site personnel, representing TP Mechanical Contractors in a professional manner.

Responsibilities for this position also includes: 

  • Job takeoffs and pricing.
  • Obtain quotes from subcontractors and suppliers.
  • Stays current with all estimating software and attends training as needed and/or required.
  • Works with VP of Estimating as needed on Estimating database development and maintenance.
  • Works with VP of Estimating to develop estimating spreadsheets and instructs Project Managers in the use of the spreadsheets as needed.
  • Works with VP of Estimating to ensure smooth and timely project turnover from Estimating to Project Management.

Job Requirements

Experience/Qualifications Required:

  • 5 years experience in fire protection design.

  • NFPA 13, NFPA 13R, NFPA 14.

  • Field experience is a plus.

  • 5 years prior estimating experience.

  • Stable work history.

Job Skills:     

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints.

  • Design knowledge of fire protection systems.

  • Good math ability.

  • Good computer skills (knowledgeable with Microsoft Excel).

  • Detail oriented.

  • Strong organizational skills.


  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent.

  • OSHA 10

  • NICET Level I, II or III is a plus

Physical Requirements:

  • Eyesight correctable to 20/50

  • Capable of job site tours, climbing ladders and on/off equipment, etc.

Special Requirements:

  • Valid Drivers License

For these desirable skills, TP Mechanical Contractors will offer a competitive salary along with a full benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, short term disability, long term disability, 401k with company match, paid vacations and holidays. This is an exceptional opportunity to make a real impact with a strong and growing organization that has been in business for over 60 years!

Interested candidates should submit their resume to or fax to (513) 851-0612 Attn: HR/Columbus FP Estimator. For more information about TP Mechanical Contractors, check out our web page at

TP Mechanical Contractors is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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